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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Hinatuan in Philippines

Earthquake location 8.4432S, 126.466WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Hinatuan in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 20:55:57 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 71.03 km (44 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.466° East, latitude 8.4432° North, depth = 71.03 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 12:55:57 / October 29, 2018 @ 12:55 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000hiib. Event ids that are associated: us1000hiib. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Montevista, Baganga, Cabinuangan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km ENE of Hinatuan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.466° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.4432° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 71.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km ENE of Hinatuan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-10-29 12:55:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-09 07:36:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 340 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.623 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000hiib Id of event.
Event Code 1000hiib An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hiib, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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